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UCCE Master Gardeners of Orange County

Soil Amendments

There are many factors to consider when choosing a soil amendment. Here is a summary article from Colorado State University Extension that has many useful ideas and good information.

When you need extra soil, mulch, and/or compost for most smaller landscape jobs, it is generally easier to purchase bagged goods available at virtually all nurseries and garden centers. Some landscape jobs require such a large quantity of these products that it begins to make sense to buy in bulk. Buying in bulk does require either paid delivery of the product or access to some sort of truck so that you can do the pick-up and delivery. Prices vary a lot, so be sure to enquire about the terms.

While we do not recommend any one particular source, the list below should permit you to find what you need.


Aguinaga Green - www.aguinagagreen.com 
16355 Construction Circle
Irvine, CA 92618
949.786.9558

Aguinaga Green - www.aguinagagreen.com
27910 Baker Canyon Road
Silverado (near Orange)
714.649.9050

Aguinaga Green - www.aguinagagreen.com
410 West Grove Avenue
Orange CA 92865
714.283.2572

A & H Landscape Supply
1345 Santiago Street
Santa Ana, CA
714 972-1529

Orange County Farm Supply – www.ocfarmsupply.com
1826 W. Chapman Ave
Orange, 92868
714.978.6500

South Coast Landscape Supply - www.southcoastsupplyinc.com
18851 Golden West St
Huntington Beach, CA 92648
714 ?842-8866

South Coast Landscape Supply - www.southcoastsupplyinc.com
3626 Cerritos Avenue
Los Alamitos, CA 90720
562-596-6666


Tierra Verde Industries - http://www.tierraverdeind.com/
6900 Marine Way
Irvine, CA 92618
(949) 551-0363

 

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